The Two Pots (fable)

A RIVER carried down in its stream two Pots, one made of earthenware and the other of brass.

The Earthen Pot said to the Brass Pot,

“Pray keep at a distance and do not come near me, for if you touch me ever so slightly, I shall be broken in pieces, and besides, I by no means wish to come near you.”

Equals make the best friends.



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